The Hittite people
Anatolia, their capital was Hattusa.
They fought against Egypt while it
was being ruled by Seti 1 and by Ramses II.
They were at the height
of their power around 1380 bc 1346 bc.
The Hittites began to become
weak around 1193 bc.
They hated the Egyptians and had one of the
greatest battles of the ancient world's greatest battles against the
The fall of the Hittites was due to the sudden migration of
The heart land of the Hittite Empire was flooded with the
The Hittites wrote in cuneiform the same form of
writing the Mesopotamian's used.
The Hittite king was the
chief ruler, supreme judge, and military leader.
They believed he was the
earthly deputy to the storm god, when the king died, the Hittites
believed that he would become a god.
Anatolia was rich with metals and
that the Hittites made with these metals helped bring
along the Iron Age.